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Monthly Archives: April 2012

British Rally Championship star Matt Cotton banished the memories of his 2008 crash when he finished a creditable 13th overall and 2nd in class on last weekend’s Pirelli International Rally.  Partnered by co-driver Glyn Thomas, the rapid Cornishman from St Teath endured a hard fought battle with AVS Motorsport team mate Gethin Jones throughout the 96 competitive stage miles in Cumbria to lose out on a win by a scant 8.1 seconds at the finish. Read More »

– Thierry Neuville secures his best ever WRC finish with a fifth place in Argentina
– Al-Attiyah recovered from a broken wheel to finish in the top 10 and in the points
– Both crews restarted the rally under Rally2 regulations to make it back into the points Read More »

You can catch up now with highlights from round three of the MSA British Rally Championship, Pirelli International Rally, on the championship’s own YouTube channel at

The one hour Greenlight Television-produced programme, hosted by Mike Brewer and Robbie Head, will go out on Sky Sports 2 & 2HD tonight (Monday 30th April) at 21:30hrs, repeated the following day. Read More »

– Loeb & Elena claim their seventh consecutive win at Rally Argentina
– Hirvonen & Lehtinen take the second spot and move up to third in the overall championship standings
– Citroën Total World Rally Team increases its lead in the Manufacturers’ World Championship Read More »

It was business as usual in a damp Kielder Forest on round three of the Kololi Beach Club MSA British Historic Rally Championship, the Pirelli Historic Rally on Saturday (28 April). Read More »

Round three of the MSA British Rally Championship, the Pirelli International Rally based in Carlisle, started on Friday night with two stages in the infamous Kielder forest complex. It was Jarkko Nikara who set the early pace in his Citroën DS3 R3, holding the overnight lead from an inspired Elfyn Evans in his R2 class Fiesta. Keith Cronin and Marshall Clarke however were just 0.8 seconds behind Elfyn, and contesting their first stages in their brand new Autosport Technology built DS3. Read More »

‘Hola everybody, it’s ‘Palmeirinha’ again!

‘Today at Rally Argentina I drove the longest Special Stage of my entire rally career, the 65.74km Matadero – Ambul stage. Of course I’ve driven longer stages in cross country but in a rally it was the fist time. The stage was really fast and I got so tired by the end of it, but – gosh – it was incredibly beautiful. I really hope it continues to be part of the itinerary of Rally Argentina in the future because it’s a really great stage. Read More »

Following a fierce battle throughout the event’s 12 stages in Kielder Forest, twice British Rally Champion Keith Cronin and his co-driver Marshall Clarke claimed victory on this weekend’s Pirelli International Rally. They crossed the finish line 17.2-seconds ahead of Jarkko Nikara/Petri Nikara, after swapping the lead with their Autosport Technology Citroën DS3 R3 team-mates on three separate occasions. Read More »

‘Ohhh goshhh! Another tough day! But no problem Edu and I won’t be defeated. We’ll find our good luck again! Read More »

Building on his top seven placing on last month’s Bulldog Rally of North Wales, Pirelli TEG Sport driver Jukka Korhonen went one better with a superb sixth place on this weekend’s Pirelli International Rally which comprised round three of the 2012 MSA British Rally Championship. Read More »